One of the most unique and uniquely odd film I have seen. Considering when and where it was made, the production values are almost unbelievably high. It seems to have been made in occupied France, with the clear intent to blame the Freemasons as dupes and/or masterminds in engineering the outbreak of war. While proving the premise seems like it would be an uphill battle, the film demonstrates great care in citing historical events within France to back this up. Citing Freemason infiltration... favoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Occult Forces, 1943, National Socialist, Freemasonry, Film, NWO, Nazi, propaganda, infiltration,...
With the Rockband "The Iceni" and NN Five men in white clothing floating against a black background. And in the split screen above the torso of a man. Below the lower body of the dancing girl from the "dance loop". More complicated is "Up / Down", that recorded alternately in slow motion and normal recording five male dancers and a female dancer. The image is divided horizontal in the middle so that the body of a man can be combined with the one of the girl. Then... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema
View from hotel window on the nocturnal Rambla in Barcelona. An attractive middle-aged woman floats like a butterfly begging passers that pase by for something. The camera follows her - in real-time- with minimal interruption. At first I could not distinguish if this is a performance or life itself. (LUTZ MOMMARTZ) Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Barcelona
O-Kay for Sound is a 1937 British comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring the Crazy Gang troupe of comedians. After falling on hard times the members of the Crazy Gang are busking on the streets of London. However, they are hired as extras on a film set. Main Cast Jimmy Nervo - Cecil Teddy Knox - Teddy Bud Flanagan - Bud Chesney Allen - Ches Charlie Naughton - Charlie Jimmy Gold - Jimmy Patricia Bowman - Dancer Peter Dawson[disambiguation needed] - Singer Fred Duprez - Hyman... Topics: Crazy Gang, Comedy, UK
A story about two teenagers who deal with their shattered family-life in a small California coastal town. Oceania is an indy feature-length film that I created from scratch with the help of many friends. We filmed in the SF Bay Area on a budget of favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: san francisco, bay area, dehal, creative commons, cc, indy, canon xl-2, Suicide, Held At Gunpoint,...
Odessa in flacari (Catuse rosii)(1942)(Odessa in fiamme) Film artistic despre intrarea comunistilor in Basarabia. O productie romano-italiana. Are subtitrare in limba romana pe film. Audio - italian. Video - romanian hardsubbed. Topics: Odessa in fiamme, Odessa in fiamme 1942, Odessa in flacari, odessa in flacari 1942, catuse rosii,...
The 1934 film was the first film to bring real critical success to its star Bette Davis, her over-the-top, theatrical performance was passed over for a Best Actress Oscar nomination, although she was an unofficial write-in candidate. The RKO film, directed by John Cromwell, tells the story of a club-footed, sensitive artist Philip Carey (Leslie Howard), an Englishman who has been studying painting in Paris for four years, but is advised by his art teacher that his work is mediocre and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Leslie Howard, Bette Davis
Officer O' Brien 1930 William Boyd, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Sebastian, Russell Gleason favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Officer O' Brien, 1930, William Boyd, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Sebastian, Russell Gleason
Cartwright's racket is to sell a ranch and then have Mason (Tristram Coffin) and his men drive the ranchers away so he can resell it. If they want their money back he gives it to them and then has them killed. Jack (Addison Randall) arrives and learns that Mason and his men are the culprits but that they have a boss. He suspects Cartwright (Davison Clark) and sets trap to expose him. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Romance, Addison Randall
1938 directed by Joseph Kane starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Joan Valerie, Sammy McKim, Ivan Miller, Earl Dwire and Hooper Atchley with the Stafford Sisters, the Maple City Four, Walt Shrum and his Colorado Hillbillies and a guest appearance by Roy Rogers. Gene and his boys ride into town to set up a barn dance and a horse sale. However, most of the ranchers have recently purchased new tractors and have no need for horses. Meanwhile, Sally, the manager of the struggling, local... Topics: Old Barn Dance, Gene Autry, Autry, Smiley Burnette, Joan Valerie, Earl Dwire, Roy Rogers, Walt...
The fantastic comedy is removed on the fairy tale of Lazar Lagin with the same name. 12-year-old Moscow schoolboy Volka, bathing in the Moskva River, finds any ancient sealed vessel. Boyish curiosity is so strong that at the first opportunity of Volka opens it, and from a vessel there is a fantastic genie - Gassan Abdurahman ibn Hottab. That Volka has rescued it from a two-thousand-year imprisonment, the genie nicknamed boy Hottabych, becomes its faithful servant. He tries to load with presents... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Lenfilm, USSR, RussTV, fantastic, soviet film
When a sacred jungle idol is violated, the curse of a shark god follows a group of people. After a sea captain (Trevor Bardette) removes black pearls from a sacred native shrine, the curse of the shark god falls upon him and anyone else with whom he comes in contact with, according to the native legend. Disaster strikes everyone in the cast, except for the one person who will survive the curse. Based on the Herman Melville Novel. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Drama
A corrupt politician adopts a young girl to help his image, but when she turns into a lady he falls in love with her, but her heart belongs to another. Topics: Monte Blue, Lucile Browne, William Bakewell
With a $10,000 note Roy co-signed for the Pioneers due, Roy plans to get the money from the reward for the capture of the Gypsy (Tito Guízar). After he captures him he lets him go realizing he is innocent and it's not long before the real outlaws show their hand. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Roy Rogers
A criminal intends to rob a bank in a small country town, but becomes involved with protecting three orphans that he encounters instead. Topics: Richard Talmadge, Dorothy Burgess, Bobby Nelson, Jena Hall
An insurance salesman is hired to guard the body of a man so his potential heirs don't try to bury it and invalidate the man's will. You can find out more about this film on its IMDB page . favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: mystery, comedy, Bela Lugosi, Jack Haley
Taken from the IMDB : Insurance salesman Albert Tuttle arrives at the Cyrus J. Rutherford estate to sell the millionaire some life insurance. Rutherford is already dead and his heirs have gathered at the mansion to hear the reading of the will. Rutherford's will won't be read until he is properly entombed and the heirs are forced to stay on the premises or be denied their inheritance. Tuttle soon finds himself mixed up in shenanigans involving Rutherford's niece, secret passages, a missing body... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Mystery, Murder, Horror
In this film Charley Grapewin has the lead role as Jasper Whyte, a crotchety head of a family, who are planning how to spend his money before he is dead. Jasper has a surprising announcement - he is going to give each of his relatives a $1 million before he dies! But if his granddaughter can be found, it all goes to her!!! favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Mystery
byJohn Corfield, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
`One of Our Aircraft is Missing' begins dramatically with the crash of an RAF Vickers Wellington bomber designated `B-For Bertie', and then flashes back to the events leading thereto. The viewer is introduced to the six members of crew, and learns that they had actually bailed out of their crippled aircraft prior to the crash, landing in Nazi-occupied Holland. The remainder of the story describes their escape back to Britain. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Action, Drama, War
This new transfer is sharper than and without the green cast of the existing IA copy. One of the enduring dramas of World War 2 is this fictional adventure of an RAF Wellington crew shot down over Nazi-occupied Holland. If some plot elements stretch credulity, remember this was a British home front morale booster produced during some of the darkest days of the war. Its solid cast and excellent production make it a must for fans of the genre. Co-directed by Emeric Pressburger & Michael... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: War dramas, adventures, WW2, RAF, Vickers Wellington, Dutch underground, Goffrey Tearle, Eric...
Actor Philippe Martin (Francis Lederer) and his married date Yvonne (Liev De Maigret) plan to neck in a darkened cinema, but he gets the wrong seat and mistakenly kisses lovely Monique (Ida Lupino), a publisher's daughter. An absurd scandal results; to protect Yvonne, Philippe insists that he was simply overcome by Monique's beauty. This naturally intrigues Monique...but her nominal fiancée (Erik Rhodes) feels differently. French bureaucracy is broadly satirized. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Romance, Francis Lederer, Ida Lupino
Buster and Sybil exit a chapel as newlyweds. Among the gifts is a portable house you easily put together in one week favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton
First, a pair of blissful honeymooners traveling by train. Then, a year later, the same coach carrying the man to his place of execution. Although it seems hopeless, there are two wild cards on board: the man's wife and a terminally ill reporter. (The source DVD was somewhat botched. I'm guessing that the video had been rescaled vertically without allowing for interlacing.) favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: train, reporter
Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for revenge. Dad is now a respectable sheriff in California, and has been living in fear of Rio's return. You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page . favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: pdmovies
Capt. Richard Lance (Gregory Peck) is unjustly held responsible, by his men and his girlfriend (Barbara Payton), for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway (Gig Young) is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian chief to another fort's prison. The chief escapes. Knowing their fort is in danger of Indian attack, Lance takes a small group of army misfits to an abandoned nearby army fort to defend a mountain pass against the oncoming Indian assault. Their mission is to stall... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Adventure, Western, Gregory Peck
1951 directed by Gordon Douglas starring Gregory Peck, Ward Bond, Neville Brand, Gig Y oung, Lon Chaney Jr., Jeff Corey, Warner Anderson, Barbara Payton, Steve Brodie, Dan Riss and Michael Ansara. Captain Richard (Dick) Lance (ahem!) is blamed for the death of popular Lieutenant, after he is sent on a dangerous mission intended for the Captain. (The Company thinks the Captain changed the orders to spare himself but it was actually the Colonel). When the Captain then concocts the desperate... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Only the Valiant, Gregory Peck, Gordon Douglas, Ward Bond, Lon Chaney Jr., Gig Young, Dan Riss,...
"The island of Elugelab is missing!" President Eisenhower heard this short report on the Mike shot in Operation IVY from Gordon Dean, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. Mike was the first full-scale hydrogen explosive device to be tested, yet was only a scientific test of a thermofusion implosion device concept. Mike was not a deliverable weapon. The island where the device was detonated was vaporized. The hole Mike left was big enough to accommodate 14 Pentagon-size buildings... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Operation IVY, IVY, atomic, nuclear, Cold War, atomic testing, nuclear testing, 1952, military,...
Henriette and Louise, a foundling, are raised together as sisters. When Louise goes blind, Henriette swears to take care of her forever. They go to Paris to see if Louise's blindness can be cured, but are separated when an aristocrat lusts after Henriette and abducts her. Only Chevalier de Vaudrey is kind to her, and they fall in love. The French Revolution replaces the corrupt Aristocracy with the equally corrupt Robespierre. De Vaudrey, who has always been good to peasants, is condemned to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Silent, D.W. Griffith
Orumcek (Turkish Spiderman) is a Turkish superhero film from 1972, Orumcek means "spider" in Turkish, and despite the film's unofficial English title, there seems to be almost no connection to the western superhero. Instead, you can expect lots of fights, babes, Turkish music and dancing, motorcycle riding and a folically challenged, lushly mustachioed villain. It was directed by Selahattin Hicdurmaz and stars Cuneyt Arkin, Meral Orhonsay and Suleyman Turan. This film is recommended... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Turkish, cult, psychotronic, Kilink, superhero, Spiderman, motorcycle, mustache, bald, villain
Steam engines and a steamy love triangle in a pre-code melodrama with a spectacular conclusion. Good cast and good production values with excellent location cinematography. The print is in good condition. Directed by William A Wellman. Release date (see note) a.k.a. "Steel Highway" Complete print. NOTE: This film was released in October 1930 as "Steel Highway." However it didn't open in theaters until April 1931 at which time it was titled "Other Men's Women." It... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: dramas, melodramas, romantic dramas, railroading, pre code, Grant Withers, Mary Astor, Regis...
Great Depression tale of community, cleverness, and hard work. Tagline: We live! We love! We fight! We hate! What don't we do for - OUR DAILY BREAD Here's the IMDB page. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: drama, Great Depression
No Noise is the 17th Our Gang short subject comedy released. The Our Gang series (later known as "The Little Rascals") was created by Hal Roach in 1922, and continued production until 1944.Mickey is in the hospital to have his tonsils removed. The gang decide to visit him, and end up causing all sorts of disasters. They manage to work their way into both the x-ray and operating rooms, among other places. Finally, the gang is subdued after inhaling some powerful nitrous oxide (laughing... Topics: Our Gang, Silent, No Noise
Our Gang Silent Boys will be Joys 1925: The gang has big plans to create an amusement park of their own, but when a surveyor shows up, he lets them know that the property has been sold to build a factory. The Rascals go to talk to the owner of the property and discover that he is a big kid himself. After listening to them, he walks out of a board meeting to help them set up their amusement park. His disgruntled board of directors follows with plans to vote him out of position, but they actually... Topics: Our Gang, silent, 1925